AC Installation & Replacement
A Comprehensive Guide to AC Installation and Replacement
Around 90% of Americans use AC.
A central air unit is the most common form of AC in American households. With AC being so common and necessary in the warmer months, it's important to have AC that works.
If you're ready to install an AC unit, keep reading to learn more!
What You Should Know About Installing a Central Air Unit
Before you go about installing AC yourself, you should know what the project entails.
If possible, it's best to hire a professional contractor. Here's what you should know about installing AC:
1. AC Installation (Do's and Don'ts)
When it comes to AC installation, there are certain things you should do, and some you shouldn't.
Don't start any AC installation project without considering airflow. This could lead to a system that isn't the correct size. Instead of guessing with the airflow, hire a certified professional who will know how to work around this.
Airflow is essential for having your AC work properly, so let a professional take care of it so you're not left paying a bill for AC that's not working!
2. How to Install A Window AC Unit
Before you start installing an AC unit, make sure the window is close to an outlet.
Next, you'll want to read the manufacturer's instructions to make sure your window and space is suitable. The side panel and weather strips are important for making sure air isn't leaking out of your window.
Installing a window AC unit can be tricky and sometimes dangerous. The unit may be heavy for you and there are sharp pieces on the back. If this is a concern for you, a professional can have it installed correctly ASAP.
3. How to Install An AC Unit
Before you can put a new AC unit in, you'll need to remove the old one.
You'll also want to do some research about the best unit for your home. If you aren't sure, feel free to call and ask questions. Once you've found the best AC unit for your home, have a professional install it for you to cut down on the chance of installing it wrong.
4. AC Installation Cost
It typically costs between $3,000-5,000 to install an AC unit.
This is for central air. For a window AC unit, the cost will only be a couple of hundred dollars.
5. Central Air Conditioner Installation
When it comes to central AC, you'll need to keep in mind the size of your house and the output the unit needs to produce. If it's too small your home won't cool down enough.
If it's too big you may end up wasting money you don't need to. A professional can walk you through the best air conditioner for your home and get it installed properly for you!
6. Central Air Unit
If you would like your entire home cooled off, you'll want a central air unit.
A window AC unit only cools off one room. While you may be able to install a window AC unit if you're handy, it would be best to leave the central AC unit to an AC installation contractor.
Are You Ready to Install a New AC Unit?
AC is a necessity in the summer, especially if you live in a hotter state.
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